Synonyms of blocked


1. barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar, obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up

usage: render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"

2. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid

usage: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"

3. stop, halt, block, kibosh, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid

usage: stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"

4. jam, block, interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off

usage: interfere with or prevent the reception of signals; "Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station"

5. block, operate, run

usage: run on a block system; "block trains"

6. block, anesthetize, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anaesthetise, put under, put out

usage: interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia; "block a nerve"; "block a muscle"

7. obstruct, block, hide, conceal

usage: shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight; "The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage"; "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains"

8. block, emboss, boss, stamp

usage: stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block; "block the book cover"

9. stuff, lug, choke up, block, clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul

usage: obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked"

10. obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up, impede, hinder

usage: block passage through; "obstruct the path"

11. block, hold, support, sustain, hold up

usage: support, secure, or raise with a block; "block a plate for printing"; "block the wheels of a car"

12. parry, block, deflect, fence

usage: impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball); "block an attack"

13. forget, block, blank out, draw a blank

usage: be unable to remember; "I'm drawing a blank"; "You are blocking the name of your first wife!"

14. block, shape, form

usage: shape by using a block; "Block a hat"; "block a garment"

15. block, shape, form

usage: shape into a block or blocks; "block the graphs so one can see the results clearly"

16. freeze, block, immobilize, immobilise, withhold, keep back

usage: prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"


1. blocked, out of use(predicate), closed (vs. open)

usage: closed to traffic; "the repaving results in many blocked streets"

2. blocked, plugged, obstructed (vs. unobstructed)

usage: completely obstructed or closed off; "the storm was responsible for many blocked roads and bridges"; "the drain was plugged"

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